Spider Wig is the first of three short books M. G. Leonard has written for students of English.

Commissioned by German education publisher Klett, Spider Wig is 10,000 words long and aimed at confident readers of English as a foreign language.

“What are you afraid of? Morris knows exactly what scares him: Calvin the school bully has threatened to hammer him into the ground today. And all for translating his name from Latin into English…”



Make More Noise! is a collection of new short stories, from ten of the UK's best storytellers, celebrating inspirational girls and women, published in 2018 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the UK.

M. G. Leonard’s short story, The Bug Hunters, is about a girl called Sofia who is bullied for loving bugs.

Features stories by Kiran Millwood Hargrave, M. G. Leonard, Patrice Lawrence, Katherine Woodfine, Sally Nicholls, Emma Carroll, and more!